Arthur L. Trester

Arthur L. Trester (HM1BB0)

Location: Amo, IN 46103 Hendricks County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 41.281', W 86° 36.815'

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Born 1878 in Pecksburg (which was 2.1 miles east). Elected to Board of Controls of Indiana High School Athletic Association (IHSAA) 1911, appointed Permanent Secretary 1913, continued after 1929 as Commissioner of High School Athletics. Under Trester, showcase of IHSAA became high school basketball, reflected in term "Hoosier Hysteria," still used today.

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Under Trester, widely referred to as czar of IHSAA and high school athletics, IHSAA excluded black and parochial schools until 1942, stating they were not public high schools because of exclusive enrollment. He died 1944. Trester Medal for Mental Attitude first awarded 1945. Inducted into national (1961) and Indiana (1965) Basketball Halls of Fame.
HM NumberHM1BB0
Series This marker is part of the Indiana: Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers series
Marker Number32.2007.1
Year Placed2007
Placed ByIndiana Historical Bureau and Donald D. Stuart
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 at 4:13am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 533134 N 4393202
Decimal Degrees39.68801667, -86.61358333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 41.281', W 86° 36.815'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 41' 16.86" N, 86° 36' 48.90" W
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Area Code(s)317
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4925 W Pearl St, Amo IN 46103, US
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